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Pro-Palestinian group may have raised money for Hamas, broke donation laws: state AG

Virginia’s top lawyer is opening an investigation into a Muslim charity, saying his office has “reason to believe” the group could be operating illegally and unlawfully benefiting terrorist organizations.

GOP Attorney General Jason Miyares announced he is opening a probe into AJP Educational Foundation, Inc., which does business under the name American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), a group that purports to educate the public on “how the people of Palestine have been living under occupation for decades.”

“We believe once Americans know the truth that their tax dollars support the longest-lasting and the last military occupation in modern history they won’t stand for it and will demand that Congress change our foreign policy in the Middle East to one that is more balanced and just for everyone living in the Holy Land,” the group’s website states. 

“As an organization of American Muslims dedicated to speaking up for the human rights of the Palestinian people, we refuse to allow empty threats and baseless smears to stop us from advocating for a just and humane American foreign policy in Palestine and elsewhere,” the group said.

Brianna Herlihy is a politics writer for Fox News Digital.


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